Cystic Diseases of Childhood: A Review.

Title

Cystic Diseases of Childhood: A Review.

Creator

Kwatra Shivani; Krishnappa Vinod; Mhanna Christiane; Murray Taryn; Novak Robert; Sethi Sidharth Kumar; Kumar Deepak; Raina Rupesh

Publisher

Urology

Date

2017
2017-12

Description

Renal cystic lesions are considered the most common abnormality associated with the kidneys. Most renal cysts are usually uncomplicated simple cysts that are not life-threatening; however, fatal renal cystic diseases can develop from these space-occupying lesions. Although renal cystic diseases are similar in presentation, they possess distinct features, variable prognoses, and complications later in life. Early identification and effective management of these respected diseases has led to longer survival rates and better quality of life. The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the most prevalent cystic diseases of the pediatric population in hopes to aid in early distinction and appropriate treatment.

Subject

*Kidney Diseases; Child; Cystic – Diagnosis; Cystic – Therapy; Cystic/diagnosis/therapy; Humans; Kidney

Rights

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Pages

184–191

Volume

110

Citation

Kwatra Shivani; Krishnappa Vinod; Mhanna Christiane; Murray Taryn; Novak Robert; Sethi Sidharth Kumar; Kumar Deepak; Raina Rupesh, “Cystic Diseases of Childhood: A Review.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed January 23, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/3811.

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